Thursday, December 13, 2012

Adjusting qmail queue time / lifetime

if you want to adjust how long e-mails will spend in the qmail queue before they're bounced, simple set the queuelifetime:

# echo "86400" > /var/qmail/control/queuelifetime
# /etc/init.d/qmail restart

The above example is for 1 day (qmail needs the time length in seconds). Just take the days and multiply by 86,400 seconds to get your result.

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